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Less Than Half of Overweight or Obese Kids Get Long-Term Follow-up

By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD WebMD Health News

More than half of all overweight and obese children are not getting proper follow-up advice from their pediatricians on how they can lose weight and keep it off.Read more

Supermarkets' Efforts for Healthy Eating

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Consumers are split over supermarkets' involvement in easing the path to better nutritional choices for children. While nearly 4 out of 10 adults (39%) say, "I never notice my local supermarket getting involved in kids' nutrition," almost the same amount (38%) say they "occasionally notice the store reaching out to help shoppers make healthy food choices for kids".

Just 14% see the supermarket "frequently provide ideas, events and information on healthy food choices for kids". Another 9 % don’t expect this kind of help.Read more

How to: Mom's Homemade Whole Grain Bread

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How to make whole grain bread from freshly milled flour
For this recipe, you will need
4 cups of freshly milled flour.
1 ½ cups of milk
¼ of oil (I like grapeseed oil)
1 Tablespoon of honey
2 teaspoons of salt
2 tablespoons of soy lecithin powder
And 1 tablespoon of yeast.
Warm the milk to 105 to 110 degrees. Then add the honey. Pour into a heat safe container, add yeast and let sit 10-20 minutes until the yeast bubbles up about an inch. Pour this mixture into your mixer. Read more

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